With a growing database of over 60,000 different verified food items from 5,000 different food brands, Nutritionix currently offers a public directory of searchable nutrition information for consumers.
Changing diets and consumer preferences are forcing restaurants and food brands to find ways to share nutrition and ingredient information with their customers. Also, restaurant chains with 20 or more locations are now required to provide detailed nutrition information on their menus, thanks to a provision upheld in ”Obamacare.” But many don’t have have central databases to easily organize and publish this data.
Nutritionix is trying to tackle this problem by building a suite of tools that allow restaurants and food brands to organize and publish their nutritional data, thereby making it easier for consumers to interact with it. Through Nutritionix’s widgets – interactive menus, allergen menus, nutrition calculators and nutrition transparency ratings- customers can get accurate nutrition and allergen information for menu items
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